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Lee Chapel and Museum

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An amazing hour and a half

It's been many years since we visited the museum and we were fascinated by it. So much wonderful... read more

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Lorton, Virginia
General Lee and Traveler

If you want to visit the grave of General Robert E. Lee, you better do it soon before the Libs dig... read more

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Reviewed today

It's been many years since we visited the museum and we were fascinated by it. So much wonderful history and you can just "feel" it. Lee was a superb President of W&L and did so much to enhance the institution. We need more leaders and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to visit the grave of General Robert E. Lee, you better do it soon before the Libs dig him up and move him to who knows where. His horse, Traveler, is buried beside the tomb. make sure to leave an apple on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful chapel and informative museum... I visited during an off time, and nearly had the place to myself. The guides on site were terrific and very informative. The detail on the Lee statue here is absolutely amazing, and it seems as if he is simply...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tello999
Reviewed November 23, 2018

We stopped by the Lee Chapel while visiting downtown Lexington, and feel it is worth the time to visit. The campus is beautiful, and the Chapel and Museum gave us insight into Robert E Lee that we did not know of. The Chapel and Museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kjz614
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Wonderful museum about Robert Lee. His office is on display. His interactions with the students of Washington & Lee were most informative for a fellow college professor. Museum is very modern and well designed. The chapel has a wonderful organ if you are lucky enough...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rich M
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Suggest parking at the visitor's center which is free and no time limit. It's about 5 blocks away. We stopped at Stonewall Jackson's house on the way. Beautiful simplistic Chapel. The young woman that gave the guided tour was very knowledgeable of the chapel and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Ever since I was about 4, I have read and learned about General Robert E. Lee and his famous family. This was my second visit to his final resting place. (the other was some 25 years ago) I felt humbled and honored to be in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This is a beautiful chapel on the Washington and Lee campus. I can imagine that it would be an amazing place for a wedding or other special event.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle W
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

This chapel and museum is worth the trip! Only three miles off the interstate and a nice little side trip. The museum has many artifacts and items that are unique. Loved the tour and the history. Also, Lee’s office was left untouched. Nice story of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hazeltedc
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We spent time in the Special Section of the W & L Library doing research on family genealogy. We also toured the Lee Chapel and Museum. Staff in the library and the tour guides were very helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from 802christianu | Reviewed this property |
I would contact Washington & Lee University and/or the Rock Bridge County Visitor's Center.